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Chemical and Biological Engineering, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #288 (BCR) Porto, Portugal
PDEQB the Doctoral Programme in Chemical and Biological Engineering at FEUP prepares highly qualified human resources in Chemical Engineering and related areas.
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The program is supported by an academic staff of more that 40 PhD's, affiliated with the Chemical Engineering Department (DEQ/FEUP), the Associated Laboratory LSRE/LCM and the research laboratories LEPAE and CEFT, whose research and development activities cover a wide range of topics, ranging from theoretical and fundamental aspects to the experimental and applied areas of Chemical and Bilogical Engineering, and comprehend wide-ranging collaborative work with leading industries in this country and abroad.

The Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Engineering targets both national and international students and is designed for excellence and competitiveness at the international level. It aims to prepare selected students for leadership in research and development careers in industry, academia and independent entrepreneurial initiatives.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Chemical engineering
  • Chemical process technology
  • Chemical and Biological Engineering

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

To apply for a cycle of studies conferring a Doctoral degree applicants must be holders of a Master's degree or legal equivalent; holders of a Bachelor's degree with a relevant academic or scientific curriculum recognized by the Scientific Committee or those with an academic, scientific or professional curriculum recognized by the Scientific Committee as attesting to their ability to attend this cycle of studies.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3000 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Students from the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP) benefit from a 50% discount on the fee for international students.

Living costs for Porto

  • 556 - 870 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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